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Tennis - 07 Jun 2004
The ITF Board of Directors, at its regularly scheduled meeting in Paris on 2 June 2004, considered the appeal by the Danish Tennis Federation of the sanctions imposed by the ITF Davis Cup Committee following Denmark’s unjustified failure to compete in their second round tie against Algeria, scheduled to be played 9-11 April 2004 in Algiers.
Tennis - 03 Jun 2004
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced the launch of an affiliate deal with the Bank of Scotland (BoS) which will provide crucial funding to the development of new talent for British tennis.
Tennis - 02 Jun 2004
Henman Hill, once the exclusive viewing ground of those lucky enough to have tickets to the Wimbledon Championships, is coming to Central London.
Tennis - 02 Jun 2004
With the French Open Tennis tournament under way, Sponsorship Intelligence (SI) is pleased to announce its timely appointment by the Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) to administer a programme of global sponsorship research. The win follows a competitive three way pitch.
Tennis - 24 May 2004
Tennis legend John McEnroe has committed to train with Great Britain's best young tour players under The Lawn Tennis Association's (LTA) new sponsorship agreement with Insight Investment, the asset manager of HBOS plc.
Tennis - 21 May 2004
One of London’s leading Spread Betting firms – TradIndex.com has agreed to be the Title Sponsor of the Legend Event during this year’s Liverpool International Tennis Tournament to be held at Calderstones Park (Liverpool) from the 9th – 13th June.
Tennis - 14 May 2004
12 May 2004, Singapore: ESPN STAR Sports , Asia’s number one sports broadcaster has sealed a broadcast sponsorship deal with Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways for the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament, the Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon.
Tennis - 30 Apr 2004
An extraordinary total of 23 broadcasters covered the Davis Cup World Group Quarter Finals (9-11 April), with eleven of them covering the ITF's Feature Tie Switzerland V France, which was shown in both countries as well as in Spain, Russia, USA, Pan Latin America, Pan Middle East, Pan Asia and Australia reaching over 60 countries.
Tennis - 29 Apr 2004
American Express today announced a multi-year agreement with Tthe All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), expanding the company’s world-wide commitment to tennis.
Tennis - 26 Apr 2004
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is seeking a Sponsorship Salesperson to drive sales in its non-professional tennis events and support the sponsorship team in its worldwide sales activities.
Tennis - 22 Apr 2004
The ITF has confirmed that the 2005 Fed Cup will feature a revised format with the creation of an eight-team World Group I and an eight-team World Group II.
Tennis - 20 Apr 2004
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 20, 2004 - The USTA today announced the launch of the US Open Series, an historic breakthrough for the sport that links 10 summer hard-court tournaments to the US Open, creating a cohesive, six-week summer tennis season for ATP and WTA Tour professional tournaments in North America. The US Open Series will mark the first time ever in the U.S. that there will be a consistent television schedule for the tournaments - and for the fans - beginning this July after Wimbledon
Tennis - 14 Apr 2004
The Davis Cup Committee, at its regularly scheduled meeting today in London, reviewed the facts surrounding Denmark’s late withdrawal from their Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II first round match against Algeria, scheduled to be played in Algiers over the weekend of 9-11 April 2004.
Tennis - 13 Apr 2004
Tennis legend John McEnroe and British number one Tim Henman have teamed up with the Lawn Tennis Association for the launch of Ariel Tennis Ace - a campaign to find the next potential British tennis champion.
Tennis - 01 Apr 2004
The Lawn Tennis Association today announced the allocation of £4.4 million from Sport England’s Community Club Development Fund to projects that will deliver a further 26 indoor courts to the tennis infrastructure this year.
Tennis - 23 Mar 2004
British tennis was boosted by the addition of a new sponsor today when car manufacturer Kia Motors committed to a three-year agreement with the Lawn Tennis Association worth up to £500,000 to grass roots competition in the sport.
Tennis - 12 Mar 2004
NICE, FRANCE – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour and Whirlpool Europe announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar, three-year integrated European partnership agreement that establishes Whirlpool Europe as the premier sponsor of the WTA Tour in Europe. The deal, which will enhance Whirlpool’s brand presence throughout Europe and includes the establishment of Habitat for Humanity. International as the Tour’s official European social cause, aligns Whirlpool Europe with the Tou
Tennis - 10 Mar 2004
The ITF respects the decision made by the Independent Tribunal in the Greg Rusedski case but regrets the climate that currently exists in our sport with regard to the use of supplements that ultimately led to the charges levelled against Rusedski, Bohdan Ulihrach and six others.
Tennis - 10 Mar 2004
HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, Honorary President of the Lawn Tennis Association, has opened a new £1.95 million indoor tennis centre at Newstead Wood School for Girls, Bromley, with local schools, community and performance players set to benefit in a bid to help the LTA develop more and better players in Kent.
Tennis - 02 Mar 2004
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that NH Hoteles, the Spanish international hotel chain, has become an International Sponsor and the Official Hotel of Davis Cup. Francesco Ricci Bitti, President of the International Tennis Federation, and Gabriele Burgio, Chairman of NH Hoteles, today signed an official three-year agreement at the NH Eurobuilding in Madrid.
Tennis - 17 Feb 2004
The eight first round ties of the 2004 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group competition that took place on 7-9 February attracted impressive television audience figures from around the world.
Tennis - 06 Feb 2004
Getronics, International Sponsor and Official ICT Solutions and Service Provider of the Davis Cup, and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) will announce a new Speed Serve Competition at the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas tie between The Netherlands and Canada in Maastricht, The Netherlands, on 6-8 February.
Tennis - 04 Feb 2004
London 4 February 2004 - The International Tennis Federation (ITF), owners and organizers of Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, has reached an agreement with Kia Motors to reinforce the company’s existing sponsorship.
Tennis - 27 Jan 2004
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) today (27.1.04) announced its new marketing structure focused on attracting and keeping young people from all backgrounds and of all abilities in tennis.
Tennis - 17 Dec 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Performance Trust. Designed to offer support to financially disadvantaged British players, the Trust will be supported by Barclays Capital in a three-year deal.
Tennis - 01 Dec 2003
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that Getronics, the Information and Communications Technology Group, has signed a three-year agreement to become an International Sponsor and the Official ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Solutions and Service Provider of Davis Cup. The agreement, which runs from 2004-06, was announced at the World Group Final of the 2003 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Melbourne, Australia.
Tennis - 24 Nov 2003
The 2003 Wimbledon Championships, jointly owned by The All England Lawn Tennis Club and the Lawn Tennis Association, generated £25.8 million – all of which will be invested back into British tennis.
Tennis - 19 Nov 2003
The International Tennis Federation and Sportev, the leading Broadband and Mobile Sports Provider, have today announced the launch of DavisCup.tv, a comprehensive broadband offering that covers action from the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group. For the first time ever, tennis fans have the chance to view Davis Cup footage on the web.
Tennis - 03 Nov 2003
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that Fossil, a leader in design, development marketing and distribution of contemporary, high quality fashion watches and accessories, is to become an International Sponsor and the Official Watch of Davis Cup. The ITF and Fossil have signed a multiyear agreement, starting with the Final of the 2003 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas between Australia and Spain in Melbourne on 28-30 November.
Tennis - 12 Sep 2003
The Annual General Meeting of the International Tennis Federation, held in Rio de Janeiro today, 11 September 2003, elected Francesco Ricci Bitti (ITA) for a second four-year term as President of the ITF. Ricci Bitti was not opposed for re-election.
Tennis - 28 Aug 2003
The International Tennis Federation today announced that the Russian Tennis Federation has been awarded the right to host the Semifinals and Final of the 2003 Fed Cup World Group competition.
Tennis - 12 Aug 2003
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is looking for a TV assistant as a maternity replacement for a minimum 6 - month period, possibly longer.
Tennis - 07 Jul 2003
The Grand Slam Committee (GSC) has completed several days of meetings with ATP, WTA Tour and other key constituents in a continuing effort to achieve a collaborative way forward for the sport.
Tennis - 01 Jul 2003
The Australian Open has announced that IBM has extended its role as the official Information Technology and Internet Supplier to the Australian Open through until 2005.
Tennis - 16 Jun 2003
Once again Marsh, the world’s leading risk management and insurance services firm, is sponsoring the annual tennis tournament at The Hurlingham Club, London.
Tennis - 05 Jun 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association is delighted to announce that BskyB and the BBC will be their broadcast partners during the pre-Wimbledon grass court tournaments this month.
Tennis - 05 Jun 2003
Andre Agassi will return to the Stella Artois Championships for the second time after accepting a wild card into the 25th anniversary of the event that kicks off at the Queen's Club in London, next Monday, the 9th of June.
Tennis - 03 Jun 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association is delighted to announce a unique sporting partnership with the Eastbourne Eagles speedway team during the Hastings Direct International Championships at Devonshire Park later this month (June 16-21).
Tennis - 29 May 2003
The International Tennis Federation announced today that it had completed successful discussions with both the ATP and the WTA Tour to award ranking points for both men and women at the 2004 Olympic Tennis Event in Athens.
Tennis - 28 May 2003
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced Washington D.C. as the host city for the 2003 USA v Italy World Group Quarterfinal tie on 19-20 July.
Tennis - 28 May 2003
The ITF has announced that The Davis Cup Committee has agreed that the 2003 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Zone Group II second round tie between China Hong Kong and Lebanon should be re-scheduled for June 20 - 22 in Sri Lanka.
Tennis - 28 May 2003
Tennis Australia has nominated the Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park, venue of the Australian Open, for the Australia v Switzerland semifinal, to be played September 19-21.
Tennis - 28 May 2003
The Spain v France quarterfinal will be held at the Escuela de Tenis Municipal Parque del Oeste, Oviedo, Spain. An outdoor clay court will be used.
Tennis - 19 May 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) today announced the continuation of their partnership with Ariel, this year culminating in smashed! with Ariel Champions of the Future, the UK’s first major urban celebrity tennis event, encouraging kids to do more than just watch.
Tennis - 13 May 2003
The ITF has announced the following nominations for the ITF Board of Directors for the period 2004-2006. Twelve candidates will be elected to the Board at the ITF’s Annual General Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 9-12 September 2003.
Tennis - 07 May 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association announces that the Senior National Championships will not be included in its calendar of events for the foreseeable future. This decision was unanimously approved by the LTA Main Board with the aim of concentrating resources on international tournaments that carry ATP and WTA world ranking points.